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Mashi Theatre, in association with The Spark Arts For Children and supported by Z-arts, present

Tales of Birbal

by Sayan Kent, from an original concept by Trina HaldarTales-of-Birbal-image-A1

Saturday 21 October, 11am & 2.30pm


Timeless and treasured fables from the Indian sub-continent

Step into the enchanting world of the Moghul King Akbar and his witty advisor, the legendary Birbal.

Mashi and Bhanji are travelling story-tellers, living hand-to-mouth with just a wooden cart, trinkets they have collected on their travels, and a family of mischievous crows for company.

Stopping one day for lunch, they recreate mythical tales of the great King Akbar and his wise companion, Birbal. How can a man survive a night in a freezing lake? How many crows are there in a kingdom? Only Birbal knows!

Using humour, puppetry, music and the occasional fake beard, Mashi and Bhanji bring to vivid life these famous tales that have been treasured for generations.

 Click here to watch the Trailer

“Joyful, colourful, vibrant and funny.” Children’s Theatre Reviews


“What a great show. If you are wanting laughter, to go into the imagination and connect with your inner child, then this play has it all!”  Audience Member


Suitable for children aged 6+ and their families


Duration: 50 minutes